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Senior Living: Though millions are at risk for diabetes, Medicare struggles to expand prevention program

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, primarily because his doctors told him he was at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. His hemoglobin A1c level, a blood sugar marker, was 6.3%, just below the diabetes range of 6.5%. Then, two years ago, one of his doctors helped get him into a YMCA-run Diabetes Prevention Program not far from his home in Redmond, Washington. The group classes, at first held in person and then ...
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'Kayak Court' provides the homeless with access to legal services in Salt Lake City

Court workers in Salt Lake City are helping the unsheltered resolve their outstanding cases by taking the legal process to homeless encampments.
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6 vaccinated people who got COVID-19 reveal where they were infected: weddings, summer camps, and a Vegas trip

A woman gets a COVID-19 swab test at the Utah County Health Department in Salt Lake City on November 20, 2020. George Frey/Getty Images Breakthrough cases are becoming more common as the Delta variant spreads across the US. Insider spoke with six people who got COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated. Most people said they were infected at a large event, but one woman got sick after visiting family. See more stories on Insider's business page. It felt like the reward for a year of cautio...
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LAFC trades Mark-Anthony Kaye to Colorado

When Ecuadorian midfielder Jose Cifuentes joined the Los Angeles Football Club prior to the 2020 season, one of the first people to make him feel welcome was Mark-Anthony Kaye. Two years into his experience in Los Angeles, Kaye, a Canadian international who moved from the United Soccer League to Major League Soccer ahead of LAFC’s inaugural season in 2018, had matured into a leading voice on and off the field for the Black & Gold. “In training, he’d try to communicate with me and take me under h...
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Burned by bidding wars, some buyers back off

The first house was in Midvale, Utah — a three-bedroom, just over 2,100 square feet, listed for $479,000. Rob Ettaro and his girlfriend, Kaliana Veros, who had moved from western New York to Salt Lake City, drawn by career opportunities and the stunning scenery of the Wasatch Range, decided to make an offer. This was back in the wintertime, when the young couple had a modest wish list that included room for family to visit. Their hearts still raced at the idea of being homeowners. Ettaro and Ver...
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In Utah, Hospitals Swell With Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients

By Sharon Bernstein(Reuters) - The COVID-19 intensive care unit where nurse Janine Roberts works in a Salt Lake City suburb is once again full,...
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Victim dies in Salt Lake City hit-and-run crash

Salt Lake City police say a person was killed Monday in a hit-and-run crash.
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Utah dust storm: 20-vehicle pileup kills 7 people on Interstate 15

Seven people were killed when a dust storm led to a series of crashes involving 20 vehicles on a Utah freeway Sunday evening. The crashes happened just before 5 p.m. on Interstate 15 near Kanosh, the Utah Department of Public Service (DPS) said in a news release. Authorities noted that there could be more deaths, as several people were taken to hospitals in critical condition. “It appears that 20 vehicles were involved in Sunday’s crashes after high winds caused a sand or dust storm and impaired...
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Insurer Motion to Intervene in Underlying Case Denied

    The Colorado Supreme Court determined that the insurer defending under a reservation of rights could not intervene in the underlying case after the insured assigned its rights to any bad faith claim against the insurer. Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. Bolt Factory Lofts Owners Ass'n, Inc. , 2021 Colo. LEXIS 365 (Colo. May 24, 2021).     Bolt Factory initiated a construction defects lawsuit against various contractors. Several defendants filed third-party complaints against subcontractors, including...
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Man hit by car in 'deliberate attack,' Salt Lake City police say

Police were searching Saturday for the driver of a car that rammed into and critically injured a man in Salt Lake City late Friday...
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California Sending 2 Strike Teams To Battle Montana Wildfire

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Five firefighters were injured when a thunderstorm and swirling winds in central Montana blew a lightning-caused wildfire back on them, federal officials said Friday. All five remained in medical facilities and were still being evaluated and treated a day after they were injured, Bureau of Land Management spokesperson Mark Jacobsen said. He declined to release the extent of the firefighters’ injuries or specify where they were being treated. They had joined other crews worki...
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Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

By FOSTER KLUG TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games. As their opening played out, devoid of the usual crowd energy, the Olympics convened amid simmering anger and disbelief in much of the host country, but with hopes from organizers that ...
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Salt Lake City Mayor Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis

Salt Lake City’s mayor has adopted a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis and committing to dismantling racist policies.
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Manix Landry – 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Manix Landry 2020-21 Team: Gatineau Olympiques (#13)Date of Birth: November 23, 2002Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, UT, USAHt: 5-foot-11 Wt: 179 poundsShoots: LeftPosition: CNHL Draft Eligibility: 2021 first-year eligible…
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Man Rollerblades From Jackson to Salt Lake City for Charity

A 31-year-old physical therapist has completed a very long journey by rollerblade.
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Family: System Failed Woman Who Died of Heat on Utah Streets

A woman whose heat-related death on the streets of Salt Lake City on the Fourth of July has sparked remorse and outrage.
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Members of Multimillion-Dollar Opioid Drug Ring Sentenced

The final legal chapter of a multimillion-dollar online opioid drug ring has ended as a group of millennials who helped run the dark-web operation based in suburban Salt Lake City have been sentenced to prison.
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Transitioning into summer, high-end properties are seeing a cool down

As the official start to summer approaches, agents say the market is less chaotic than a few weeks ago, and more high-end luxury properties, in particular, seem to be available and lingering on the market longer.
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Dozens Gather in Utah to Back Britney Spears in Court Fight

Dozens of demonstrators gathered in Salt Lake City Wednesday to support pop star Britney Spears during a court battle over her conservatorship.
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Giving in to the Lure of the Open Road: Utah's Best Road Cycling Routes

words by Melissa FieldsA slight breeze pushes fat clouds lazily across an electric blue sky. As you roll past a lush field framed from above by snow-capped peaks, where a half-dozen shiny horses graze, you and your friends chat about where to stop for lunch. The road grade steepens slightly, and your buddy turns to you and shouts, “Last one to the top buys the beer!” With just a grin, you accept the challenge and revel in the adrenaline rush as your legs propel you and your bike uphill to victor...
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Utah's Great Salt Lake Dropped to a Record Low

The Great Salt Lake in Utah, the biggest salt lake in the western hemisphere, is plunging to historic low levels as the region suffers through a vast and relentless megadrought. Read more...
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It’s Getting Harder to Save for a Down Payment, But First-Time Buyers Have New Opportunities in the Great Reshuffling

– Flexible work arrangements and low mortgage rates can help first-time buyers overcome down payment difficulties – First-time buyers today need a year longer to save for a 20% down payment than they did five years ago. – Renters will need to save an additional $369 per month in the coming year just to keep up with the forecasted growth in home values. – Most first-time buyers put down less than 20%, but today’s low mortgage rates mean monthly payments can remain affordable with a small...
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Salt Lake City Hits Record High as Heat Wave Persists

Salt Lake City has set another heat record, and high temperatures are expected to continue amid an excessive heat warning.
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EXT Racing Shox Opens EXT USA Suspension Distribution Center in SLC

On July 1, Italy’s Extreme Racing Shox announced it’s coming to America. The brand introduced its handmade suspension products to the U.S. by opening an EXT USA distribution arm in Salt Lake City that will handle sales and service. “There’s no question that EXT’s mountain bike products, notably the Storia V3 shock and Era fork, […] The post EXT Racing Shox Opens EXT USA Suspension Distribution Center in SLC appeared first on Bikerumor.
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Utah’s Paved Pathway Nirvana

words by Melissa FieldsWhether you pedal, roller blade, skate board or simply push a stroller, paved pathways occupy that appealing sweet spot between the smoothness of a roadway and the safety of a sidewalk. Though paved pathways first came about in the 1960s, when municipalities and nonprofits began paving over abandoned railroad tracks, paved paths now span more than 24,000 miles across the United States, including the dozens of paved paths here in Utah. While the following list is not exhaus...
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Utah Bike Park Roundup

Pump tracks, jump tracks, skinnies and rock gardens. They're everywhere! Bike parks are proliferating throughout Utah, and mountain bikers couldn’t be happier about it. Sporting a mix of progression-friendly flow trails and technical features, they’re the perfect places to take your skills to the next level or just have fun goofing off on two wheels for a while.    Whether working on seamlessly pumping to build speed through a set of rollers or perfecting that boosty pop off the finely manicure...
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Airbnb has blocked nearly 20,000 bookings across 7 US cities as part of its 'party house' ban, with almost one quarter in Phoenix

Airbnb has blocked 5,000 suspected house party bookings in Phoenix since it introduced its global party ban in summer 2020 Peter Cade via Getty Images Airbnb has blocked 20,000 "suspicious bookings" in the past year, The Denver Post reported. The rental platform announced a "global party ban" last summer to curb the spread of COVID-19. It bans people under 25 from booking near to where they live if they don't have a positive review history. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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Man who jumped from taxiing plane at LAX charged with interfering with a flight crew

LOS ANGELES — A passenger who tried to break into an airplane cockpit last week had recently been under the influence of methamphetamine before he jumped from the moving plane in Los Angeles, authorities said Monday. Luis Antonio Victoria Dominguez of La Paz, Mexico, broke his leg Friday when he opened the plane’s emergency exit and jumped to the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. He underwent surgery and is expected to appear in ...
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Some red states saw their economies recover from pandemic lows, and it shows how complicated reopening is

Salt Lake City in Utah, which has bounded back. DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images Some red states have seen their economies come roaring back, Politico reported. Meanwhile, states like New York and Massachusetts continue to remain well below pre-pandemic levels. Utah and Idaho are the only two states above their pre-pandemic levels of employment. See more stories on Insider's business page. Utah's economy came roaring back and then some from pandemic devastation. Meanwhile states like Ne...
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Ski Utah Resort Histories | Park City Mountain

The History of Park City Mountain  Established: 1963 Claim to Fame: Once a silver mining boom and bust town, the miners turned away from the silver ore underneath the ground to the white powder coating the mountains each winter. They realized that nature’s bounty was all they needed to attract visitors to the historic mining town of Park City, Utah. Nowadays, Park City Mountain is the largest lift-served ski resort in the United States with 7,300 acres of skiable terrain. Unique Character: ...
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